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Western North Carolina Personalized Medicine Demonstration Project

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Award date: 
Dec 4, 2015
Award amount: 
$45,000
Organization name: 
Mission Healthcare Foundation, Inc.
Principal Investigator: 
Dressler, Lynn G.
Grant program category: 
Sector and Region Support
Grant program name: 
Presidential Initiative Award
Region: 
Western

This demonstration project utilizes personalized medicine testing in primary care to help predict which drugs might be most effective and/or have the least side effects to treat a patient's condition. Personalized medicine testing provides opportunities to enhance patient care, decrease costs of care, and increase economic growth for our state.

Fiscal year: 
2016